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Journal Article | forthcoming 2020
Corruption significantly affects the large majority of countries, and it has negative social and economic impacts. Its impacts on environmental and resource management (ERM) sectors are less well understood. We...
in Annual Review of Environment and Resources vol. 45
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Aug 2020
The last 20 years has seen a solid international architecture established to fight corruption. However, the pace of progress has slowed in recent years. Two critical problems are that the...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Practitioner Experience Note 2020:10)
Sudan Brief | Jul 2020
Any success achieving Sustainable Development Goal 2 – zero hunger – relies on sustainable systems for food production and sound agricultural policies. Kassala State in Eastern Sudan is an interesting...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Brief 2020:4) 4 p.
Journal Article | Jul 2020
Fighting Wildlife Trafficking: An Overview of the EU’s Implementation of Its Action Plan Against Wildlife Trafficking
Illegal wildlife trade is one of the most profitable criminal activities. Illegal wildlife usually comes from African and Asian countries, with destination countries including China, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Singapore. However,...
in Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy vol. 23 no. 1 pp. 62-81
CMI Brief | May 2020
Impacts of school closures on children in developing countries: Can we learn something from the past?
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2020:05) 5 p.
Report in External Series | May 2020
The purpose of the evaluation is to provide an overall assessment of the extent to which Sida’s model for bilateral research cooperation builds research capacity in low-income countries. The assessment...
Stockholm: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida Evaluation)
U4 Issue | May 2020
In developing and transition countries, blanket anti-corruption efforts often fail due to economic constraints and political resistance. In such contexts, development practitioners should target specific anti-corruption interventions that promise highest...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2020:9)
U4 Brief | May 2020
Anti-corruption in Covid-19 preparedness and response. Mainstreaming integrity into pandemic plans and policies
Government pandemic response plans and policies do not give enough attention to anti-corruption and governance. Plans need to involve anti-corruption agencies from the start, as well as identifying and assessing...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2020:8)
Report in External Series | Feb 2020
The evaluation has looked at Norway's engagement in South Sudan during the period 2011-2018 (with a look back to 2005). The evaluation has assessed the effects of the total Norwegian...
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation Reports no. Report 3/2020) 130 p.
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2020
A place-based framework for assessing resettlement capacity in the context of climate change induced displacement
Place-based resettlement capacity assessments to identify potential resettlement places for climate migrants are needed to guide climate change related resettlement programs. The authors propose and validate a conceptual climate change...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2020:3) 46 p.
U4 Practice Insight | Feb 2020
Impartial, competent and efficient judiciaries are vital in addressing corruption. Both qualitative and quantitative aspects of performance should be considered when assessing the effectiveness of a judicial system in handling...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Practice Insight 2020:1)
Book Chapter | Jan 2020
French children’s literature and autism: A case for more children’s books on autism and for autistic children
The aim of this chapter is to assess the hypothesis that there would be a market for more children’s books on autism and for autistic children in France. Autism is...
in Contemporary Publishing and the Culture of Books. Routledge
U4 Issue | 2019
Corruption in the forestry sector leads to deforestation, with detrimental impacts on society and on women in particular. However, forest governance dominated by men has led to anti-corruption interventions that...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2019:14)
U4 Issue | 2019
Corruption and fraud in higher education is a global scourge that hinders human capital formation, especially in developing countries. It ranges from political capture of universities to favouritism in admissions,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2019:10)
CMI Brief | 2019
This Policy Brief analyzes Qatar’s role in Humanitarian Diplomacy. It begins by defining the term Humanitarian Diplomacy and situating Qatar’s interventions within broader trends of humanitarianism in the Gulf sub-region....
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2019:07) 6 p.
Journal Article | 2019
Humanitarian wars are a primary means of globally affirming a specific model of humanity, built according to the cultural, moral, and economic standards of Western democracies. How are forms of...
in Anuac vol. 8 no. 1 pp. 31-57
CMI Working Paper | 2019
This paper assesses determinants of crop market participation among smallholder farmers in Tanzania, with a focus on transaction cost, asset endowment and cooperatives. The study is based on household survey...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2010:1)
Journal Article | 2019
Active private sector development policies revisited: Impacts of the Ethiopian industrial cluster policy
We analyze impacts of a cluster policy aiming to increase firm growth through maximizing agglomeration benefits and improving production facilities. Firms located in a natural cluster were incentivized to move...
in Journal of Development Studies vol. 55 no. 7 pp. 1548-1564
U4 Issue | 2019
Due to its economic weight and an increasingly active outreach towards developing countries under the framework of "South-South Cooperation", the People's Republic of China's (PRC) global footprint has become such...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2019:7)
CMI Report | 2019
Introduction This CMI report takes a snapshot of a few of Turkey’s most important international relations and vital issues that frame these relationships. Obviously, this report cannot cover everything, as Turkey...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2019:2)